WWU/ William Woods is a nonprofit private institution located in Fulton, Missouri and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Enrollment at William Woods University exceeds two thousand per year.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs William Woods University offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Agriculture Operations
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Legal Professions And Studies
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to WWU/ William Woods. Scores between 20 to 24 on the ACT or 1400 to 1780 on the SAT are required to increase your chances for admission. WWU/ William Woods has an admissions rate of about 80 percent of which only 32 percent chose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $21,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to determine cost. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus for a cost of $4,200 annually. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for WWU/ William Woods is the "Owls", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
Students can visit the William Woods University website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, student services, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students William Woods University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at William Woods University is about 2,200, where graduate students make up roughly 8% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $24,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $330 to $390 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$12,633|
|Receiving Student Loans||85%||$6,535|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, William Woods University may offer services like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employment search assistance
William Woods University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 56%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||45%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||12%|
WWU/William Woods/The Woods is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
- Track and Field (American Midwest Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by William Woods University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to William Woods University.
- Lincoln University - Jefferson City in Jefferson City, MO (24 miles away)
- Harris - Stowe State University in Saint Louis, MO (94 miles away)
- Truman State University in Kirksville, MO (98 miles away)
- University of Illinois at Springfield in Springfield, IL (138 miles away)
- Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS (177 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
- Visit the main Missouri colleges & universities profile page
- Find out what other private colleges are located in Missouri
- See if these other Christian Colleges in Missouri may interest you?
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact William Woods University for official up-to-date information.